Secondary school students in Mushin, Alimosho, Ijede and other areas of Lagos Mainland were in joyous mood yesterday, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, after the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode commissioned blocks of classrooms in the schools.
Governor Ambode who spoke simultaneously at the commissioning of several blocks of classrooms and school infrastructures across the State, said the government’s resolve to ensure qualitative education for children prompted the investment of resources towards the provision and upgrading of infrastructure, particularly at the primary school level.
The Governor commissioned 77 Blocks of Classrooms In Alimosho, Mushin, Epe, and other parts of the State stressing that his administration will not deviate from its vision to develop a robust public education system that can compare with the best in the world.
“More importantly, the basic education level is a crucial stage because it is the foundation upon which all other levels are built. It is our desire therefore to ensure that this level of education is strengthened to enhance the future prospects of our children and their ability to cope with the challenges of higher levels of education,” Ambode said.
He added that his administration is committed to ensuring that the ongoing rehabilitation and construction of classrooms is extended to all public schools in the State irrespective of the area and location.
The Governor, through his representatives also commissioned the newly rehabilitated Block of 13 Classrooms with Toilets, Offices and Fire Alarm at Community Primary School, Abule Eko, Ijede, Ikorodu; Six Classrooms with Toilets, Offices and Fire Alarm at Odu Abore Primary School, Mushin; Block of 32 Classrooms with Office and Toilets, School Hall, Fence, Gate House and Food Shop at Christ Church Cathedral Primary School, Broad Street and Block of 13 Classrooms with Toilets, Offices and Fire Alarm at Community Primary School, Ado Ikosi, Epe.
Meanwhile, Governor Ambode charged people of the community as well as community leaders to guard the facilities jealously, adding that they must be properly maintained so that they can serve for a long time.